Use of --enable-threads=posix in chapter 5

Mark Hymers markh at
Sat Sep 14 07:53:45 PDT 2002

On Sat, 14, Sep, 2002 at 10:44:30AM -0400, Zack Winkles spoke thus..
> Hi,
> I'm just curious as to why the --enable-threads=posix flag is used in
> chapter five. If I'm understanding its use correctly then it isn't even
> really necesary is it? Maybe it could be removed...

I was actually reading the changelog about this the other day and it was
added to remove ambiguity so that people *knew* which option was being


Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>

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